Kōrero: Economic thought

Tariffs

Tariffs

This article in the Evening Post, 8 August 1895, demonstrates how politicised the setting of tariffs had become. Interest groups were trying to use tariffs to shut out competition and to protect their own interests.

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Reference: Evening Post, 8 August 1895, p. 2

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Gary Hawke, 'Economic thought - Protection and free trade', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/22300/tariffs (accessed 22 July 2019)

Story by Gary Hawke, published 11 Mar 2010